Recent Job Postings

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Job Posting from ASBMB on LinkedIn:

Biochemist/Scientist, Coagulation at Seimens in Greater Boston Area.  (click link for more details)

Job Description

Siemens Healthcare Point of Care assay team is dedicated to delivering quality and innovative products to our customers. Our scientists are professionals who lead in cutting edge innovation, have strong records of professional achievement, and have the capacity and desire for continuous development and growth. Their leadership and technical skills are focused on driving innovation for customer excellence.
We strive to provide each individual with opportunities to develop skills, gain and share knowledge, achieve breakthrough innovation, understand and deliver what our customers want, and build a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Siemens Healthcare Point of Care business unit will be entering the Point of Care coagulation market. This is a unique opportunity to enter the business at the beginning of this venture. This key senior level scientist will be a fundamental internal member of the Coagulation team and will be integral to the development and support of this product once commercialized. This scientist will be a member of a global team that collaborates to achieve a high performing, reliable system.


Job Posting from ASCB on LinkedIn:

Regulatory Affairs Manager in Zurich, Switzerland (posting from a staffing resource firm, click link for more details)

Job Description

I am urgently looking for a regulatory affairs senior specialist for a multi-faceted role in one of the best global Medtech companies in the world! The successful candidate will enjoy an excellent salary and relocation package, along with one of the most interesting jobs in a beautiful area of Switzerland- Zurich.
This is an excellent opportunity for somebody wanting a real variety in their new role, merging the technical with the strategic parts of regulatory.  * You will be providing regulatory support to all areas of the business. * You will have the chance to determine submission strategies and registration dossiers * You will be in charge of managing departmental projects and supervising development of labeling, * You will also be the knowledgeable person for EU, US and international regulations. * You willl also be the company’s representative for your specific products to regulatory agencies and bodies. * You will also have the chance to mentor and develop team members

The successful candidate will have 4 areas of responsability, covering the whole product’s life cycle.  * New development * RA and registration (premarket activities) * Post market activities * Regulatory strategy


Job Postings from JHMI PDO Newsletter:

Bioinformatics Scientist at NIH/NHGRI – Long-Term Contract Position – Kelly Government Solutions – Rockville, MD

This is a long-term contract position.  Perform computational biology data assessment and statistical analyses of large scale datasets generated from RNA-seq high throughput platforms ; RNA or DNA sequencing, including alignment of the sequence reads, running analysis programs like top-hat or other Next Generation Sequence Analysis Tools and applying biological knowledge to the interpretation of the results, and more.

Requirements:  Ph. D. in biological sciences and statistics/computing or a related discipline; or four years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree.  Minimum of three (3) years of related experience, computational and communications skills related to tasks.  For details see [Bioinfo Contractor 10_25].  Interested candidates should submit resumes to Susan LoCurto Schechter, Scientific Recruiter, at

Director of Epidemiology, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Bethesda, MD 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, seeks a Director of Epidemiology in the National Headquarters office in Bethesda, Maryland.  Responsibilities Include:  Collaborate in the development of an intramural research program that utilizes the CF Foundation patient registry database.   Plan and direct studies using data from the patient registry, including comparative effectiveness research and prospective studies embedded in the registry, and much more.

Qualifications:  PhD in Epidemiology with three years of experience OR PhD in Statistics with extensive experience in working with observational data.  Master’s level epidemiologists with extensive experience and a track record of success will also be considered.  Experience with registries or other large observational data sets.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency of statistical computing in SAS, R, or STATA.

For more details and to apply see [Epi Director CF 10_23]

Assistant Professor, Computational Neuroscientist, American University

Apply by December 10

The College of Arts and Sciences at American University (Washington, DC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line, Assistant Professor position, beginning in August 2013, in computational neuroscience. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline. Teaching and post-doctoral experience are preferred. Responsibilities include: teaching, research, preferably with undergraduate research participation; and service to the department and   university.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement, and applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the search committee.  For details and to apply see [Comput Neurosci 10_18.pdf]

Scientific Communications Editor at NIH – Psychology/Neuroscience

This is a long-term contract position.  Tasks include: Synthesize and translate complex scientific information into plain language. Write and edit science press releases and science updates for a variety of audiences. “Translate” complex scientific information for plain language publications. Write and edit for the web, web design and social media., and much more.

Requirements include: Ph. D. in a psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline,  Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in Neuroscience or related field, and related experience and skills Interested candidates should submit resumes to Susan LoCurto Schechter, Scientific Recruiter, at  .  More details at [Sci Commun 10_16]

Lecturer, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Towson University

The Department of Biological Sciences is searching for a Lecturer in Human Anatomy & Physiology. Duties include teaching of A&P I, lecture and laboratory. The position is for one semester, with the possibility of renewal. Teaching experience in college level A&P and a masters degree or higher is required. The position begins January 2013.

Letter of application, CV and contact information for three references should be sent to: Colleen Winters, A&P Area Coordinator at, or Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252. A review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. [no attachment]

Geneticist, Tenure-Track Professor, Dickinson College

The Biology Department at Dickinson College seeks a Geneticist to fill a new tenure-track assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2013.  Located in south central Pennsylvania, Dickinson (enrollment of 2,300) is a highly selective national liberal arts college with an emphasis on innovative science teaching and student/faculty research.

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory biology, Genetics (with lab), upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and occasional participation in our First-year seminar program. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.  The research area is open, but should use modern molecular, cellular, genetic, genomic, and/or biochemical approaches.

The successful applicant will contribute to the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program, have laboratory and office space in the newly completed Rector science complex, have access to startup funds, and be expected to develop a vigorous research program involving undergraduates.

A Ph.D. is required; post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2012. To apply, send a letter of application, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of reference to  [no attachment]

Director of Council Affairs American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC

Duties and Responsibilities include:  Provide intellectual, administrative, and logistical support,of ASEE’s institutional, and professional interest   councils, and extra-council groups.   Translate understanding of the desires and priorities of members and  peer societies into new business/program development opportunities.   Generate stable positive revenue streams.  Works closely with staff in the Conferences, Executive Office, External Affairs, Outreach and Engagement, and Membership units.

Required Qualifications:  Graduate degree, related experience and skills.

Preferred Qualifications:   Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, engineering technology, or natural or social science field.  Advanced degree in an engineering, engineering technology, or natural or social science field.   Knowledge of and experience with managing relationships within associations or groups of universities

Minimum work experience required, 3-5 years preferred (graduate education can count toward total).

Send cover letter and resume to with “Director of Council Affairs” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Information on ASEE at   Details at  [Council Aff Dir ASEE 10_13]

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Gene Expression and Signaling (Michigan State University)

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ( at Michigan State University seeks to recruit two outstanding tenure system Assistant / Associate Professors in gene expression and signaling. The position is intended to build upon existing research focus areas in gene regulation, metabolism and metabolic disorders, neuroscience, and cancer.

Review of application materials will begin on November 15th, 2012, and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applicants should upload a single PDF file with cover letter, CV, concise description of research interests and future directions, and teaching philosophy to (position #6878). Letters of reference should be sent to Questions to David Arnosti at (    Details at [Fac Mich State 10_12]

Assistant Professors of Biology, Immunologist and Microbiologist (Kalamazoo College)

The Department of Biology at Kalamazoo College invites applications for TWO tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, each to begin September 2013. For one, we seek a broadly trained Cell Biologist specializing in Immunology or a closely related field. For the other, we seek a broadly trained Microbiologist. A high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts and a desire to establish and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates is expected.   Ph.D. is required; post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Review of applications will commence October 1, 2012 and will continue until
each position is filled. All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
statements of research interests & teaching philosophy, and undergraduate & graduate
transcripts (unofficial is acceptable).  For more information, see our home page at and departmental
web site at    Details at [Fac Kalamazoo 10_12]

Faculty, Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University, College of Public Health

The Division of Environmental Health Sciences at The OSU  College of Public Health is searching for an outstanding regular tenure track/tenured faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full-Professor rank.  Applicants must have a PhD in environmental health sciences or other relevant environmental health disciplines.   Faculty are expected to develop an externally funded research program in environmental health sciences, contribute to the teaching program of the Division, advise master, doctoral-level students and engage in appropriate service activities. Rank and salary will be determined based on research productivity and teaching experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:  Christopher Weghorst, PhD, Chair, EHS Faculty Search Committee, c/o Merrie Varughese, MS at The Ohio State University College of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Cunz Hall 4th Floor, 1841 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210-1351; or you may send by e-mail to:  Details at [Fac Env Sci OSU 10_12]


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